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IFT Public Employees

The IFT represents public employees in many Illinois state agencies, including the Illinois State Board of Education, the comptroller's office, the secretary of state's office and more.

Public Employee, Union Leadership
Professional Development
Take advantage of IFT's popular and effective continuing education programs specially designed to meet your professional development and union training needs.

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AFT, Public Employee
AFT Public Employees
The Public Employee division of the American Federation of Teachers promotes the economic well-being of our members, and advocates for the quality services they provide.

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Work For Illinois, Work4Illinois, Public Employees
Work 4 Illinois
Illinois' web-based hiring system will guide you through the employment process for departments under the jurisdiction of the Governor.

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Central Management Services, CMS, Public Employees
Central Management Services
The Illinois CMS website provides online human resource, employee benefit and education information as well as other useful links.

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OSHA, Public Employees
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
You have a right to a safe workplace. Contact OSHA If you have questions about OSHA coverage, working conditions or want to file a complaint.

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Progress Illinois, Public Employees
Progress Illinois
The Progress Illinois website provides commentary and analysis on issues important to working families and the progressive movement at large.

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Illinois needs a Fair Tax

by Beth Camplain | May 09, 2019
Lawmakers need to hear from you! Call now and tell your State Representative to support the Fair Tax and fund the future we all deserve.
We are one step closer to a Fair Tax. Last week, the Illinois Senate passed a measure to put a constitutional amendment for a Fair Tax on the November 2020 ballot.  

The proposal now needs to be approved by the House. Lawmakers need to hear from you! Click here to call* now and tell your State Representative to support the Fair Tax and fund the future we all deserve.

A Fair Tax would give 97% of Illinois earners some tax relief, while generating $3.4 billion per year in much-needed revenue for public schools, colleges and universities, and public services.

The measure could be voted on in the House at any time, so act NOW. Click here* to call your lawmaker and urge a YES vote on the Fair Tax. House lawmakers need to know that you support the Fair Tax, which asks the very wealthiest Illinoisans pay a little more to support schools and essential services while the other 97% of us get a tax break.

Please click here to call* NOW. Tell your State Representative to do what is right for Illinois and support the Fair Tax.

*When you click, you'll be asked to enter some basic information before being connected by phone to your State Representative’s office.


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